Graduation/Cap & Gown

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Graduation Ceremony Required Cap & Gown

Order your graduation cap, gown, and tassel, online before March 30th. We have a new design/material for the gown and hood this year.  The hood is included in the
basic package. You'll have to create an account. 
Package options and Sample product listing.

Graduation Rehearsal - Mandatory for all graduates attending the ceremony

Date/Time: Wednesday, 5/17 at 11am to 1pm
Student arrival time:
Dress Code: Regular school dress code applies; Senior Shirt or WHS shirt; 
Where: Amway Center
Parking: Geico Parking Garage - Free

Graduation Ceremony Information 
Date/Time: Thursday, May 18th at 8:30am at the Amway Center.
Student arrival time: 7:00am - Allow extra time for traffic and parking in the garage
Dress Code: Graduation Dress Code - see below
Where: Amway Center
Parking: Geico Parking Garage - Free for students and if as available for families after students have parked.
Ticket Guidelines: Each Senior will receive 8 tickets that will be given to them at
Senior Clearance, May 10th/11th.  Extra tickets for the graduation will be guaranteed for parents who volunteer at Senior Events at the rate 1 ticket per hour of volunteering.
You can request tickets at this link. If you are unable to volunteer, you can request
tickets at this link
and they will be given on an availability basis. 

Live Stream/Video  The graduation will be simulcast virtually, as well.  Here is the link to share with everyone to view the Commencement Ceremony Live on the day of graduation:

Graduation Program

Amway Center Bag policy and Prohibited Items list - No Helium or non-helium Balloons - No Noise Makers (i.e. airhorns, cowbells, etc.)

Accessibility Guide for the Amway Center

Cap Idea to make it easier to stay on your head
Dress Code for Graduates: 
Dark Pants/Trousers, Collared Shirts, Tie (Bow ties are permitted),
Dress or Skirt/Slacks(navy or black) & Blouse/Sweater,
Dress Shoes or Sandals, 
If wearing dark pants/trousers, then Dark Dress Shoes and Dark Socks should be worn.  
Official school recognized honor cords or stoles are the only acceptable displayed additions to the traditional cap and gown ensemble.

Students should not write or decorate cap and gown
Leis and Flowers should not be worn, carried or pinned to gown
Sneakers, flip flops, t-shirts, jeans are not acceptable for participants
Cell phones

Box Suites are available for purchase through the Amway Center by contacting Kylee Gregos [email protected].

Official Cap, gown, tassel, medal and hood are required if you plan to participate in walking in the graduation. Order NOW! 

Diacom Graduation Ordering Info
HOPE Waiver

Online Course Completion

If you still need an online class, you must take this over summer. Please sign up at Students wishing to take a class during the school year instead of an on campus class must meet qualifications and must contact their counselor for the Off Campus Virtual Form agreement.

Foreign Language Completion

Two years of the same foreign language are required for entrance into a university and also Bright Futures Scholarship.  If you have not started your language, we recommend that you take a course over summer through FLVS ( , so you can either take year 2 in school or online next year. We recommend that you take 3-4 years of the same Foreign Language for college admissions. 

Scholar Designation

Students who have taken advanced coursework and have passed all EOC’s or equivalent AP exams, can earn a scholar designation on their diploma. Because exams were cancelled in the 2019-2020 school year, students wishing to earn this designation must take and pass the EOCs missed to qualify for this designation. For complete requirements go to page

Senior Clearance is from May 10th to 11th   

  • Station One: Everyone will begin at student services. At station one, you will receive a paper that you will carry with you to all other stations.
  • Station Two: At station two, you will return both your laptop and charger to the school.
  • Station Three: At station three, you will pick up assorted senior items such as tickets for graduation.
  • Station Four: At station four, you will pick up your cap and gown 

***Make sure to follow each station in order!!***

May 10th Time May 11th Time
Workforce or Gap Year 8:30 AM UF 8:30 AM
Military 9:00 AM Santa Fe 9:30 AM
Trade School like OTC, Valencia AST, etc. 9:15 AM FSU 10:30 AM
International Colleges or Programs 9:30 AM TCC 11:00 AM
Out of State Private/Public Colleges/Universities 10:00 AM USF/HCC 11:30 AM
UCF 10:30 AM FAU/FGCU/ 12:30 PM
Seminole State/Lake Sumter/Polk State 11:30 AM In-state Private Colleges 1:00 PM
Valencia 12pm - 2pm UNF/New College/UWF/FIU/FAMU/FL Poly 1:30 PM

Banners - If you haven't hung your banner on the fence, you are welcome to hang it any day after school.  
Senior Banners for Senior Walkout & Senior Yard Signs -  Check out the store.

Senior Movie Night - Thursday, May 11th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Watching High School Musical 3, Yearbook distribution and signing party, and sunset picture. This is when Seniors will receive their pre-ordered yearbook.

Senior Walkout - Friday, May 12th - Wear your senior shirt and meet at the football practice field at 12:35pm. 

Delivery of Cap and Gown package: Students will pick up their cap and gown during
senior clearance May 10th and 11th.